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Table 4 Empirical standard deviations (mas) of the GRACE-based equatorial effective angular momentum functions for the continental hydrosphere (H), oceans (O), Antarctica (A) and Greenland (G)

From: Mass-related excitation of polar motion: an assessment of the new RL06 GRACE gravity field models

  \(\chi _2^{H}\) \(\chi _1^{O}\) \(\chi _2^{A}\) \(\chi _2^{G}\)
CSR RL05 1.6 (9%) 3.5 (13%) 0.3 (3%) 0.1 (1%)
JPL RL05 1.9 (10%) 4.2 (15%) 0.2 (3%) 0.1 (1%)
GFZ RL05 2.0 (11%) 5.9 (21%) 0.3 (3%) 0.1 (1%)
ITSG-Grace2016 1.6 (9%) 2.8 (10%) 0.2 (2%) 0.1 (1%)
CSR RL06 1.0 (5%) 1.8 (7%) 0.1 (2%) 0.1 (1%)
JPL RL06 1.2 (6%) 2.1 (8%) 0.1 (1%) 0.1 (1%)
GFZ RL06 2.2 (12%) 3.2 (12%) 0.2 (2%) 0.1 (1%)
ITSG-Grace2018 1.0 (6%) 1.9 (7%) 0.1 (1%) 0.1 (1%)
  1. The smallest empirical standard deviations of the RL05 and RL06 solutions are marked in italics